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English definition of “steeplechase”

steeplechase

noun [C] uk   /ˈstiː.pl̩.tʃeɪs/ us  
a long race in which horses or people have to jump over fences, bushes, etc., either across the countryside or, more usually, on a trackHorse racingHorse ridingAthletics
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